We’re looking for some Champions!Do you use technology in your home, school, or business in interesting ways—ways that you feel makes your life easier, your work more productive, your free time more entertaining or more interesting? If so, we would like to talk with you! We are again featuring Olds Connected Community "Technology Champions" on our website, blog, and YouTube channel. We're looking for families, youth, students and businesses willing to share their stories, and encourage others to explore the ways technology of all kinds can enhance our lives. Contact Jamie Syer, Communications Co-ordinator.
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You probably know Nike as the designer and manufacturer of sports wear and shoes but they also use technology to help promote a healthy lifestyle. Not only does this benefit the brand of Nike but it comes in handy for … Continue reading
One of the world’s top physicians, Dr. Eric Topol, has a prescription that could improve your family’s health and make medical care cheaper. The cardiologist claims that the key is the smartphone. Topol has become the foremost expert in the … Continue reading
Congratulations to our three winners of the “Have Yourself a Techie Little Christmas” contest: Regan, Shelley and Teresa each have an extra $100 to spend this season. More details of their Christmas projects soon! Thank you to everyone who entered…Merry … Continue reading
We’re all wishing each other a Merry Christmas, and Happy Holidays. Have you found a way to make your Christmas merrier, your Holidays happier…through technology? Tell us, and you may be $100 richer just before Christmas! Maybe you’ve discovered the … Continue reading
Lesley Winfield writes: In today’s changing and interconnected world, we hear a lot about security. Are we safe on the Internet? Can the wrong people get to our precious and valuable digital information? But there are also some great ways … Continue reading
Do you use technology in your home, school, or business in interesting ways—ways that you feel makes your life easier, your work more productive, your free time more entertaining or more interesting? If so, we would like to talk with … Continue reading
Does your family share gift lists? the same list to everyone? and then people receive more than one of some of the neat things on the list? Our family has been using a free website that helps manage the lists … Continue reading
O-Net is up and running and businesses could not be happier. Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 03:00 am | Johnnie Bachusky Olds Albertan Weekly The new fibre optic service provider is earning early rave reviews for its speed and accessibility to … Continue reading
World of Warcraft in School? Crazy or Brilliant? by Lesley Winfield I’d like you to take a moment to reflect on the typical day of a high school student. The gentle hum of the lights overhead mingled with the shuffle … Continue reading
Each day new technologies are integrated into our lives in an effort to simplify, automate, supplement, and ultimately improve how we operate. This integration of technology in our day-to-day lives is a shift that requires devices – computers, tablets, PVR’s, … Continue reading